The Sony Michel Pick Was On-Brand Patriots

[dt_divider style=”thick” /]On a recent Locked On Patriots mailbag, LOP Host and ITP Lead Writer Mark…

Todd Gurley, Measuring Risk and Restructuring the Running Back Market

[dt_divider style=”thick” /]There is currently a war being waged in the NFL between the running back…

Which Process to Trust?

[dt_divider style=”thick” /]Trust the process. Sports franchises have been captivated by these three simple words that…

Lessons on Hiring Head Coaches: Follow-Up

[dt_divider style=”thick” /]A little over two years ago, I wrote a piece called “Five Lessons on…

What’s the Life of an NFL Scout Actually Like?

[dt_divider style=”thick” /]An after-thought on the sports fan calendar 30 years ago, the NFL Draft is…

Should Veteran QBs Be Required to Mentor Their Heir Apparent?

[dt_divider style=”thick” /]Over the past few years for NFL teams that are rebuilding, the blueprint for…

Capitalizing on a Quarterback’s Rookie Contract

[dt_divider style=”thick” /]Dallas Cowboys QB Rayne Dakota Prescott is set to be a rich man within…

Does a High Salary Veteran QB Hurt Your Super Bowl Chances?

[dt_divider style=”thick” /]Everything closes fast in the NFL. Pockets collapse, running lanes shrink and the window…

Where is the NFL’s Version of Moneyball?

[dt_divider style=”thick” /]In 1999, Paul DePodesta was hired by the Oakland Athletics as an assistant to…

We’re Thinking About QB Ceilings All Wrong

[dt_divider style=”thick” /]It’s often said that NFL Draft prospects with raw physical tools have higher ceilings…

Dan Hatman’s 2018 NFL Scout Movement Tracker

[dt_divider style=”thick” /]Each year the NFL scouting community engages in a shuffle, as both personnel and scouts…

Possible Landing Spots for Dez Bryant

[dt_divider style=”thick” /]Since the end of the 2014 NFL season, the Dallas Cowboys haven’t been able…

Three Ways to Fix Compensatory Picks

[dt_divider style=”thick” /]Philosophers say that “the road to hell is paved with good intentions.” So it…

11 New York Giants Trade Scenarios

[dt_divider style=”thick” /]As the calendar turns to the month of April, the rumors and smokescreens about…

Quarterback Draft Success Rates

[dt_divider style=”thick” /]Finding the quarterback to lead your franchise isn’t an easy task for any NFL…

The Bad Science of Player Comparisons

[dt_divider style=”thick” /]Football evaluation has reached a new frontier. The long-standing practice of watching film to…